Arts briefs

September 28, 2009

Scarecrow contest kicks off Monday

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Middletown Arts and Activities Council is holding its annual Scarecrow Contest beginning Monday, Sept. 28, with registration at the Municipal Center, 31 W. Main St. Deadline for finished scarecrows is Friday, Oct. 16, and winners will be announced Saturday, Oct. 17.

The Council will provide a basic scarecrow kit for residents, organizations and Middletown Valley businesses. The scarecrows will line Main Street beginning Oct. 17. For information call 301-371-6171 or go to

Board members needed for nonprofit

FREDERICK, Md. - Celebrate Frederick Inc. is accepting applications for people interested in serving on its board of directors.

Celebrate Frederick produces 14 events in the City of Frederick each year.

Directors are elected to three-year terms in November.

For more information, contact Randy McClement at or Amy Riley at Application deadline is Friday, Oct. 9.

For more information about Celebrate Frederick, go to or call 301-600-2845.

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